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MI Cape Town proved sporting contests are never decided on paper

Independent online (SA) 07 Feb 2023
Johannesburg - MI Cape Town provided evidence in the inaugural SA20 season that sporting contests are never decided on paper. The Newlands-based team were blessed with an abundance of superstars - both South African and international - and a coaching staff that was littered with legends in all departments ... “We had a tough year ... ALSO READ ... ALSO READ.

James Gunn's DC TV Slate to Include Wonder Woman Prequel and Peacemaker Spinoff

Rotten Tomatoes 04 Feb 2023
Legend tells the remarkable life and legacy of an NBA superstar and civil rights icon ...African Queens. Njinga is a new documentary series from Executive Producer Jada Pinkett Smith that explores the lives of prominent and iconic African Queens ... African queen’s rise to power.

‘God stuck his toe in the Five Rivers and made the music funky’ - How ...

Springfield News-Sun 03 Feb 2023
Basim Blunt was a 14-year-old paper boy in Jersey City, New Jersey, when he first heard “Skin Tight” by the Ohio Players ... Credit ... Credit ... African American sports superstars like Muhammed Ali, Jim Brown and Bill Russell were national heroes embraced by all ... “I’ve noticed some of the African American students know about the Dayton legacy,” Blunt said ... 1.

Bollywood actress and singing sensation Pratibha Singh Baghel is in SA for ‘Symphony of Love’

Independent online (SA) 26 Jan 2023
The songstress is in Mzansi to perform her world premier performance show “Symphony of Love... Baghel is the recipient of the Lata Mangeshkar Alankaran Award in 2008 ... The legends who have gone before me, have paved a way for me in the kind of music I do.International singing Bollywood superstar Pratibha Singh Baghel. Picture ... African News Agency (ANA) ... .

Bronzeville Trail Task Force launches petition to award Congressional Gold Medal to Black cyclist ‘Major’ Taylor

Chicago Sun-Times 25 Jan 2023
<img class="Image" alt="Karen Donovan, great-granddaughter of Marshall ‘MajorTaylor, speaks about his legacy during an announcement Tuesday seeking congressional recognition of Marshall “Major” Taylor at the Wabash YMCA at 3763 S. Wabash Ave ... Wabash Ave ... South Side murals recall first African American sports superstar, Marshall ‘Major’ Taylor.

Wizkid returning to London for one-off show at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium this summer

Metro UK 23 Jan 2023
Grammy-winning and multi-Platinum-selling Nigerian global superstar, Wizkid, has made an exciting announcement in the form of a London tour date ... Evening Standard wrote that his show was ‘a triumph for African music’s increasingly globalised reach.’. Meanwhile, The Telegraph praised the superstar for having ‘the O2 Arena in the palm of his hand.’.

MS Dhoni to play in South Africa's T20 League? Graeme Smith provides updates

India TV 20 Jan 2023
No major superstars are contesting in the league at the moment but former South African skipper and the president of Cricket South Africa Graeme Smith said that it will be fantastic to have MS Dhoni in the mix ... The former South African skipper also opened up on what he feels about the franchises that are participating in the event.

Shatta Wale joins Boomplay’s Golden Club with 100m streams

Joy Online 16 Jan 2023
He becomes the third Ghanaian artist to attain this feat after Black Sherif and Sarkodie, and is now part of the club of African superstars which houses the likes of Burna Boy, Wizkid, Davido, Diamond Platinumz, Fireboy DML, Rayvanny, Omah Lay and more.

Every NBA Team’s Best Player In The 1998 Season

The Post and Courier 14 Jan 2023
Regardless, the African superstar was at the heart of the Hawks and had some of the best seasons of his career with the franchise ... The superstar shooting guard was fresh off his 5th NBA championship and 9th straight scoring title, turning that into his 6th title and 10th scoring title in 1998.
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Afrobeat dancers perform at "Felabration," an annual event paying homage to Afrobeat music founder Fela Kuti

Rolling Stones recognises eight African artist on list of 200 greatest singers of all time

Mail Guardian South Africa 10 Jan 2023
The publication released its Top 200 Greatest Singers of All Time on 1 January, featuring eight African singers in the compilation ... According to the list, Sade Adu is the highest-ranked African singer at position 51 ... Nigerian superstars, Fela Kuti and Burna Boy, rounded up the African featured artists at position 188 and 197, respectively.

Burna Boy and WizKid to Headline Inaugural Afro Nation Miami Festival

The Source 10 Jan 2023
The largest exhibition of one of the fastest expanding genres in the world is held at Afro Nation ... Burgeoning Nigerian superstars Rema and Asake, dancehall icon Beenie Man, rising African sensations CKay, BNXN, and Black Sherif, French rapper Franglish, and many others are scheduled to perform at the inaugural Miami event ... On Friday, Jan ... .

Madonna shares rare family pictures with her two sons on trip to Kenya

Metro UK 06 Jan 2023
The superstar has been documenting her family’s African adventure for a week now with snappy videos from her time previously spent in Malawi, including footage of her New Year’s Eve party, which she enjoyed with her children ... So far, the family have visited Malawi and Kenya on their African trip.

FESTAC 77 Relived as ‘Afro and The Beats ‘ Broadcasts to 55 Countries

This Day 31 Dec 2022
Some A-List Afrobeats artistes who gave their stellar performances at the inaugural edition of the festival include the rave-making musician- Portable, Agege-born afro singer superstar- Small Doctors, BNXN (Buju), African Michael Jackson- Obesere, Candy Bleaks, DJ Big N and the host, MC Bash the Cash.

Pele was a 'unique inspiration' - CAF boss Motsepe

News24 31 Dec 2022
Brazilian football superstar Pele was "a unique inspiration to the African continent", Confederation of African Football president Patrice Motsepe said ... .

Pele was a 'unique inspiration', says African football boss

Jamaica Observer 30 Dec 2022
CAIRO, Egypt, (AFP) – Brazilian football superstar Pele, who has died at the age of 82, was "a unique inspiration to the African continent" who will ...

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